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Nyack Weekender: April 10-12, 2015

by LeeAnn MaillyUnion Arts Center

Here’s the rundown of what to do and where to do it this weekend.

Friday

  • Embodied Dance Project: an event that supports the art of dance as a community social gathering. Wine and light refreshments. Tickets: $20 at door. 8p at Union Arts Center, 2 Union Street, Sparkill.
  • The Nyack College Chorale’s spring concert highlights several works with live a orchestra, including Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915. 7:30p at Pardington Hall, Nyack College, 45 S. Boulevard.

Saturday

  • Run away and join the circus – without leaving home! Amazing ACOR Circus eventGrace Circus invites your family to experience a day at the circus where kids can learn the tricks they saw onstage post-performance! Don’t miss the midway lined with games, cotton candy and popcorn. Benefits the Arts Council of Rockland’s Arts Education Grant Program. Tickets: Adults $20, $15 for children under 12. 2p at CreativeWorks, Garnerville, 55 W. Railroad Ave, Garnerville.
  • Walk to the Beat offers a full day of classes including belly dancing, Spanish dance, capoeira, African drumming and dance, freestyle movement and body percussion. Cost: $20/workshop; $90/full day of workshops; $50/workshop for family; $150/full day of workshops for family. 1:30 – 9p at the American Legion Hall 85 S. Piermont Ave.
  • Carnegie Concerts presents pianist Oxana Mikhailoff as she plays a spellbinding program of fairy tales like “The Nutcracker” and “Midsummer Night’s Dream”. 7:30p at Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway.e macabe
  • An interactive gallery walk & talk with Iris Brooks for her photo exhibit, The Way of Color: Blue. Running through June 6. 4-6p at Union Arts Center, 2 Union Street, Sparkill.
  • 85 South Arts presents Natural Adornments by Elena McCabe. 5:30-8:30p at 85 S. Broadway, Nyack.
  • Union Arts presents Here Comes The Sun, paintings by Diane Churchill, with a performance by Ghostlight, a cappella vocal ensemble. 6:30-9:30p, Union Arts Center, 2 Union Street, Sparkill.
  • Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison and entrepreneur, and Underground Railroad conductor Cynthia Hesdra are featured in an exhibition, 1-4p, every Sat through May. Historical Society of the Nyacks, 50 Piermont Ave.

Sunday

  • SpringFest Street Fair in Nyack highlights 300+ vendors offering fine crafts, jewelry, art, photography, collectibles, antiques, unique gifts and more. Check out the Main Street lot for live music by School of Rock- Orangeburg’s house ensemble, The Erie Street Band. These teen rockers headline a line-up of music that runs from 11a-5p. Alongside the live music, the kid’s zone is filled with carnival games, inflatables, and a climbing wall. Cause Kidz: Girls Education & Mentoring Service performs at 11a, 1p, & 3p at their booth (corner of Broadway and Burd St.) 10a-5p (rain or shine) on Main St. and Broadway.
  • Diana Cabouli exhibits her landscape paintings through April. Nyack Library, 59 S. Broadway, Nyack, NY.

Next Week

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The Nyack Farmers’ Market moves outdoors for the season! Spring harvests and specialty foods to please every palate – plus free parking. Stop by for live music, kid’s entertainment, and visits by local health and wellness advisers. Open from 8a to 2p in the Main Street Lot every Thursday until Thanksgiving.

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